UM Care Manager- Substance use Disorder Specialty Program in Mount Laurel, NJ at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


We are currently seeking a dynamic Care Manager -UM (SUD Speciality Programs) to join our team at our office in Mt Laurel, NJ!  The Care Manager – UM (SUD Specialty Programs) will be responsible for conducting telephonic assessments, collecting sufficient data to make appropriate referral and certification decisions

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment planning by providing Initial, concurrent and post-service reviews and discharge planning for continuity of care to members.
  • Responsible for meeting standards related to clinical documentation, clinical policies and procedures, accreditation and regulatory standards and contract compliance.
  • Develop collaborative relationships with providers to deliver appropriate and timely health care services.
  • Help develop and facilitate implementation of the most cost effective plan of care for members while helping to ensure that members receive high quality care.
  • Responsible for triage and management of emergency calls.
  • Responsible for providing referrals to members for appropriate level of care (IOP, MAT, detox etc.) and helping members connect to level of care as needed.

Position Requirements:

Education: A minimum of a B.SDegree in mental health field or an Associate’s Degree in Nursing with related psychiatric nursing experience. 

Licensure:  Current valid and unrestricted NJ license in a mental health field (RN, Ph.D, LCSW, MHC, LLP, LPC, etc.)

Relevant Work Experience:   Minimum of three years direct practice experience in settings that include inpatient, partial, and/or outpatient. Must have additional expertise in the substance use disorder treatment field.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong customer orientation and excellent written and verbal communications skills required. 
  • Must possess strong computer skills.
  • Analysis and problem solving


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Beacon Health Strategies, LLC. A Beacon Health Options company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer as well as a Drug Free Work Environment. EOE/M/F/Veterans/Disabled